California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) is a public university with its main campus located in Bakersfield, California and its satellite campus in Antelope Valley. Founded in 1965, the school opened in 1970 and became the 19th member of the 23-campus California State University system.
A comprehensive regional university, CSUB is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. As a learning institution now on its 40th year of operation, CSUB remains committed to providing excellent-quality education to its population of over 7,800 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers majors in 31 Bachelor’s degrees, 22 Master’s degrees, and one Doctorate degree, the Doctor of Education through its four academic divisions or schools; namely, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and School of Education.
It also maintains an Extended Education Program with flexible class schedules that allow students to enroll in the various degree programs regardless of how busy or far away they are. These students are offered degree programs that they can pursue either online or at satellite campuses. Online degree programs include B.S. in Environmental Resource Management; M.S. Administration, MA. Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Online Project Management Certificate Program, Online classes for educators, Online Enrichment Courses, and Online Business Courses.
Cost of tuition per unit for undergraduate degree courses is US$130 to US$150; for graduate students, US$160 to US$175; and for credential certificate programs, US$140. Financial aid is extended to qualified students by way of loans, grants, scholarships and flexible payment options.